Wholesaler took $20 million from the U.S. military for new uniforms, gave it Chinese knockoffs


The U.S. military was duped into buying over $20 million worth of fake uniform and equipment made in China, and now a Brooklyn wholesaler is paying the price. According to a release by the Department of Justice, Ramin Kohanbash... Read more

Thank you for your service: How Memorial Day became a national holiday


For many, Memorial Day is a time of barbeques, three days of rest and... Read more

Failure to launch: Congress committee approves partial funding for Space Force


The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has rejected a plan that would fully... Read more

Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight


The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are saying “so long” to their beloved C-130T aircraft,... Read more

Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts


Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill... Read more
Army gets $800 million to upgrade Apache & find replacements for squad weapon
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has approved a 2020 spending bill which will allow the U.S. Army to...
Wholesaler took $20 million from the U.S. military for new uniforms, gave it Chinese knockoffs

Wholesaler took $20 million from the U.S. military for new uniforms, gave it Chinese knockoffs

The U.S. military was duped into buying over $20 million worth of fake uniform and equipment made in China,...

Thank you for your service: How Memorial Day became a national holiday

Thank you for your service: How Memorial Day became a national holiday

For many, Memorial Day is a time of barbeques, three days of rest and a pretty decent time to...

Two ISIS militants killed in strike as U.S. pushes forward in Somalia

Two ISIS militants killed in strike as U.S. pushes forward in Somalia

John Vandiver Stars and Stripes The U.S. military said it killed two Islamic State fighters Wednesday in Somalia, where...

USO set to close Rome Center, its first after WWII

USO set to close Rome Center, its first after WWII

Scott Wyland Stars and Stripes In the street outside the USO center near St. Peter’s Square, crowds celebrated Italian...

Bill to boost pay, spousal aid, and housing takes another step in the Senate

Bill to boost pay, spousal aid, and housing takes another step in the Senate

Claudia Grisales Stars and Stripes A Senate panel on Thursday advanced the first draft of a $750 billion defense...

Companies will bid to develop new virtual-reality training platform for the Army

Companies will bid to develop new virtual-reality training platform for the Army

Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes The U.S. Army will award contracts next month to produce software to run a...

Pentagon may send more troops to Middle East because of new Iranian threats

Pentagon may send more troops to Middle East because of new Iranian threats

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said Thursday that the United States is considering a...

Failure to launch: Congress committee approves partial funding for Space Force

Failure to launch: Congress committee approves partial funding for Space Force

The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has rejected a plan that would fully fund the sixth branch of...

Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight

Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are saying “so long” to their beloved C-130T aircraft, affectionately known as “Fat Albert.”...

Presidential pardons of war criminals could complicate relationship with allies, harm commanders

Presidential pardons of war criminals could complicate relationship with allies, harm commanders

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes Presidential pardons for American servicemembers convicted or accused of war crimes in Iraq and...

U.S. still ready in South Korea despite suspension of large-scale exercises

U.S. still ready in South Korea despite suspension of large-scale exercises

Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes Combined training and readiness have not flagged in South Korea despite suspension of large-scale...

Drone runway in Niger done, but security concerns have delayed takeoffs

Drone runway in Niger done, but security concerns have delayed takeoffs

John Vandiver Stars and Stripes The U.S. military has finally completed runway work at a new air base in...

USS Ronald Reagan heads out to sea for its first deployment of 2019

USS Ronald Reagan heads out to sea for its first deployment of 2019

Caitlin Doornbos Stars and Stripes Sailors’ families gathered on the pier Wednesday morning as the USS Ronald Reagan left...

Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts

Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts

Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill a wide variety of combat...

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